Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7530, debris in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 38.5 x 17 cm (18 1/8 x 15 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-5-1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in raised relief is finely-crafted with incised hieroglyphs that include the “wp” and “n” signs. The lower section is divided into registers.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 7530, debris in radim. 1927: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition